A care home in Oxford is using virtual reality technology to help elderly people with dementia to retrieve some personal memories.
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Virtual Reality Therapy: helping old people remember
Learn language related to…
care home – place where old people unable to care for themselves live
dementia – condition which affects the memory of mainly older people
trip down memory lane – moment of enjoyment of pleasant memories
no longer with us – dead (polite)
disorientating – confusing
Who are the designers of the VR experience working with to improve it?
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